The Associate Degree Program in Nursing (ADN) is a four semester program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). It is designed to prepare qualified individuals to practice nursing in entry-level positions. Upon completion of the program, the student is awarded an Associate in Science Degree (A.S.) in Nursing and is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN). Opportunities are provided for advance placement, transfer and challenge exam credit.
Thank you for your interest in the Napa Valley College
Associate Degree Nursing Program.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE FALL 2016 ADN PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED.
PLEASE CHECK BACK MID-DECEMBER, FOR APPLICATION INFORMATION, FOR THE FALL 2017 ADN PROGRAM.
Acceptance will be on a first come, first served basis for complete applications, to a maximum class of 40 total students. THERE WILL BE NO MORE WAITLIST.
Please review requirements carefully by clicking here for the ADN program information sheet.
*Please note: Health and Safety requirements have changed and are available by clicking here. You will also find the link on the navigation bar.*
*Announcement: At this time, the Health Occupations Division does not have any VN/Paramedic to ADN bridge program and does not anticipate one in the near future.
If you are looking for a career as a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant), the Santa Rosa American Red Cross and the Napa Valley Adult Education School offer classes.
Click here for I.V. Registration Information
Janice Ankenmann, RN, MSN, CCRN, FNP-C
Director of Nursing
The Associates Degree in Nursing Program is accredited by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), a division of the California Department of Consumer Affairs. The mailing address and contact number is:
Board of Registered Nursing
P.O. Box 944210
Sacramento, CA. 94244-2100
Additional information regarding accreditation, including the process to file complaints, can be found at: www.rn.ca.gov
Napa Valley College does not tolerate harassment based on race, color, or national origin, including status as a non-native English speaker. The college encourages any student who believes he or she has been subjected to such harassment to report the harassment to the college’s Dean of Human Resources. In addition, college employees are obligated to report alleged, suspected or known harassment to the Dean of Human Resources. Reports may be submitted to the Dean of Human Resources, in Room 1544. The Dean may also be reached by phone at 256-7100. Reports must be filed within one year of the date of the alleged unlawful discrimination or within one year of the date on which the complainant knew or should have known the facts underlying the allegation of unlawful discrimination. The college will conduct a prompt investigation of any reports of harassment.
Napa Valley College career technical education programs are open and available to all students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Admission requirements for Napa Valley College career technical education programs are described in the current Napa Valley College catalog. The Napa Valley College Title IX officer is Dr. Ronald Kraft, Superintendent/President, Napa Valley College (Phone: 707-256-7160). The Section 504 compliance officer is Rebecca Scott (Phone: 707-256-7438, Room 1735-C).